Be & D founders Be Inthavong and Steve Dumain had one objective when they launched their accessories firm five years ago — to create novel, fashion-forward handbags produced entirely in New York.
The brand has maintained its ethos and grown to more than $3 million in sales internationally. Be & D is now focused on tripling that figure by expanding its niche shoe category, launching small leather goods and relaunching its popular Garbo bag.
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